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Consultant Geriatrician

London, Greater London, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
9 May 2019
7 Jun 2019

Job Description

King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), is one of the UK’s largest and busiest teaching hospitals with a turnover of nearly £1 billion, 1.5 million patient contacts a year and more than 11,500 staff based across 5 main sites in South East London.

The Trust provides a full range of local hospital services across its different sites, and specialist services from King’s College Hospital (KCH) site in Camberwell and the Princess Royal University Hospital (PRUH) site in Bromley.

King’s College Hospital is looking for enthusiastic and committed individuals to join our team of Geriatricians in the Department of Clinical Gerontology at Denmark Hill.

This is a dynamic department with a strong track record in delivering innovative pathways of care, high quality multi-professional training and academic research.

King’s is in a privileged position having been a key partner in developing integrated older people’s services across health and social care and the third sector over recent years. As a member of Kings Health Partners, an Academic Health Sciences Centre, it offers unique opportunities to continue to improve services underpinned by cutting edge research.

The posts are ideal for aspiring clinical leaders holding a CCT in Geriatric Medicine and General Internal medicine or within 6 months of completing specialist training.

We are looking for excellent communicators who are committed to service improvement as well as patient care.

There are 2 posts that are available

Post 1) The focus for this post is on delivering care on our Frailty pathways. This includes working on the Frailty Assessment Unit, outpatient work including admission avoidance HOT clinics and supporting 2 other consultants on the short stay Health and Ageing ward (Byron Ward).

Post 2) This post will share responsibility for one of our Health and Ageing wards (Donne Ward- recently nominated for team of year at Kings). In addition the post holder will work with General Practitioners, community services and Southwark CCG to support local care homes and NHS Continuing Care assessment. One day a week will be based on our Frailty Assessment Unit.

Opportunities exist in both posts for other subspecialty interests to be accommodated and we would strongly support academic and research interests. The post holders would be expected to contribute to an unselected General Medical on call Rota. On call commitments may change in the future as we further develop our 7 day service commitment.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Dr Dan Wilson Clinical Lead for Gerontology ( Apply or Applycrvdbrcktsc or Wilson Dodzo General Manager ( Apply or Applycrvdbrcktsc for more information about the post and to arrange a visit to the department.

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  • All staff have a responsibility for safeguarding children and vulnerable adults and for ensuring they are aware of the specific duties relating to their role.
  • Due to a high volume of applications, this advert might close before the displayed closing date. It is therefore recommended that you apply promptly

After applying via NHS Jobs, your submitted application will be imported into our ‘Trac’ recruitment system. All subsequent information regarding your application will be generated from You will not be able to track the progress of your application on NHS Jobs and we will not be able to respond to emails sent through it. By applying for this post you are agreeing to King’s transferring the information contained in your application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

Equality and Diversity Information

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Annual Reports and Other Corporate Publications

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King's College Hospital is part of King's Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC), a pioneering collaboration between King's College

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